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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

(1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter in 244 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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Rebellion in the School of Reform

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 21 March 1831
NPG D46059

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Battle Royal Between the Whig National School Boys & the Tory Charity Crabs

by and published by Gabriel Shire Tregear, and by Charles Jameson Grant
hand-coloured lithograph, published May 1832
NPG D46056

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The managers last kick, or, the distruction of the boroughmongers

by Charles Jameson Grant, printed by John Quick
woodcut, circa 1832
NPG D46370

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Benjamin Robert Haydon, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 June 1833
NPG D39922

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by James Bromley, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir George Hayter
mezzotint, published August 1836
NPG D39924

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Forbidding the Banns

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 July 1838
NPG D46335

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Dry Nurses

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
NPG D46337

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None but the Brave Deserves the Fair

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 August 1838
NPG D46338

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Coach-Dinner - Castle Inn - Windsor

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1838
NPG D46344

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The political see-saw!

lithograph, published 14 January 1838
NPG D46373

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The Complete Angler

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1839
NPG D46350

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Symptoms of Insubordination

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1839
NPG D46352

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Fall of Achilles!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 August 1839
NPG D46353

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Comus and the Lady

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 April 1840
NPG D46357

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The Corn Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1841
NPG D46362

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Émile Desmaisons, printed by Lemercier Bernard et Cie, published by A.H. & C.E. Baily
lithograph, 20 May 1842
NPG D39925

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Daniel John Pound, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving, circa 1842-1877
NPG D16095

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Samuel Bellin, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by George Routledge, after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, published 15 August 1844
NPG D39927

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, circa 1844
NPG D39928

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The New Christmas Pantomime

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 22 December 1845
NPG D46367

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